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7/16/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to assess four types of existing technology that can be applied to seals in a nondestructive manner under experimental conditions, including radio frequency sensing, ultrasonic sensing, ground penetrating radar, and tracer gas methods.
7/16/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to evaluate the practicality and permissibility of modern laser-based technology for remotely detecting and mapping potentially explosive methane accumulations.
5/23/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to design composite sensing materials to develop a sensor that is sensitive to carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide at the desired concentrations but is not affected by the interferences present in mines.
5/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA study that describes the computer modeling of how carbon monoxide moves through an underground mine ventilation network during a fire event.
Effects of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil on Emissions of Aerosols and Gases from Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Older Technology Engines4/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis article by NIOSH describes a study conducted to assess the potential of hydrotreated vegetable oil renewable diesel (HVORD) as a control strategy to reduce exposure of workers to diesel aerosols and gases.
9/22/2015 - Research areasLasers Topic Page
9/22/2015 - Research areasInertization Technologies Topic Page
NIOSH Mining Program page on blasting and explosives.
CFD Modeling of Methane Distribution at a Continuous Miner Face With Various Curtain Setback Distances7/1/2015 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA report focused on validating a series of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models using full-scale ventilation gallery data that assessed how curtain setback distance impacted airflow patterns and methane distributions at an empty mining face.
Quantification of Optical and Physical Properties of Combustion-Generated Carbonaceous Aerosols (less than PM2.5) Using Analytical and Microscopic Techniques3/1/2015 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article describing experiments conducted to quantify and characterize the optical and physical properties of combustion-generated aerosols during both flaming and smoldering combustion of three materials common to underground mines.